VIP and VMware are offering evaluation licenses for the VMware products as outlined below. To help you kick start your proof of concept VIP, through its VMware certified engineers is offering one business days free consulting to you for the purposes of installing and configuring the ESX software for a proof of concept.
- We are VMware certified and have an in-depth knowledge of the product enabling us to get your evaluation off and running in an efficient and professional manner.
- We are able to minimise problems with the initial installation and free up your staff for their normal duties during the initial setup phase.
- We provide this at limited cost to you
- We are experienced in more then just VMware but consolidation, migration, disaster recovery, solutions architecture design, database and systems administration.
- A VMware certified VIP consultant onsite to install either VMware View or VMware vSphere4 software on to one dual CPU machine
- A 1 hour requirements gathering conference call to establish the scope of the kick start
- Configuration of two virtual machines from our templates (unless prior arrangement for customised templates is arranged)
- Brief demonstration of the VMware installation and capabilities to your staff (maximum of 2 unless prior arrangement for more) to ensure knowledge transfer to enable a jump start to the evaluation process
- One seven hour business days free consultation from a VIP VMware certified consultant
To increase your return from the evaluation we are also offering the following value added services on a time and materials basis OR fixed price engagement under prior arrangement.
- Installation on more then 1 machine
- Installation of more than one VMware product
- VIP consultants to perform the hardware certification check for your hardware for an ESX install
- Virtual Centre / Vmotion installation and demonstration
- Virtual SMP installation and demonstration
- VIP consultants to organise demonstration hardware for the purposes of the proof of concept
- VIP consultants to perform hardware configuration of your equipment OR loan equipment for the purposes of the VMware ESX install.
- Physical to Virtual creation of a virtual machine from one of your existing development, test or production machines for the purpose of the evaluation.
- Consolidation review of your environment
- Total Cost of Ownership review return from a VMware deployment.
- Template / Snapshot creation of your servers into VMware
- Install / Configuration Documentation creation.
Simply contact VIP via any of the contact methods below and one of our consultants will contact you to arrange your kick start.